Courseware Team Presents: Lunchtime Webinars

Beginning in November 2020 and continuing through January 2021, the Courseware team held a series of webinars open to all Wharton instructors and teaching team members. Check out below to watch the full webinar videos.

student at computerNew Quizzes for Final Exams

Learn how to build exams with New Quizzes. We cover the new question types and settings as well as ways to increase exam security.

Date and Time

Fri, November 20, 2020

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Watch the recording: New Quizzes for Final Exams (passcode: Y92&M&m2)


zoom illustrationTeaching with Zoom

This session shows how to utilize Zoom’s features–including screen share, whiteboards, breakout rooms, and more–to host your online class sessions.

Date and Time

Fri, December 4, 2020

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Watch the recording: Teaching with Zoom (passcode: TuY4^17i)


discussion illustrationDiscussion Tools for Remote Classes

This session focused on discussion tool options for improving student interaction, engagement, and community building for remote and hybrid classes.

Date and Time

Fri, December 11, 2020

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Watch the recording: Discussion Tools for Remote Classes (passcode: #2p^f1Yp)


Wharton Idea MachineIdeaMachine for Student Engagement

IdeaMachine is a new blended learning platform that adds online peer-to-peer engagement to classroom assignments. Integrated with Canvas, instructors use IdeaMachine to generate challenge prompts; students respond with text and images, connecting in a highly visual interface to cast votes and post comments. Designed and built by Wharton Interactive, and deeply grounded in the science of learning, IdeaMachine is well-suited for remote and in-class learning, with easy-to-use teaching templates in mobile-ready, modern interface.

Date and Time

Fri, December 18, 2020

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

View the slides: IdeaMachine for Student Engagement


New rich content editor toolbar in CanvasCanvas’s New Rich Content Editor

The Rich Content Editor in Canvas has gotten a facelift! See how to use the condensed, more intuitive toolbar for Assignments, Pages, and more.

Date and Time

Fri, January 8, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Watch the recording: New Rich Content Editor in Canvas  (passcode: RCMB#?2F)


FeedbackFruits logo and computerFeedbackFruits

FeedbackFruits is a suite of over 10 learning tools that seamlessly integrate with Canvas and are now available for all Wharton courses. They include tools that allow you to facilitate 360-degree reviews of student groups, embed questions in recordings that you want students to watch, have students collaboratively annotate a document, and more!

Date and Time

Fri, January 15, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST


Panopto video recorderUsing Asynchronous Videos with Panopto and Canvas

In this session you’ll learn about best practices for creating asynchronous videos using Panopto (Class Recordings), editing videos if necessary, controlling student access to videos, and incorporating those videos into Canvas.

Date and Time

Fri, January 22, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Watch the recording: Using Asynchronous Videos with Panopto and Canvas (Passcode: tX@Hz561)


Group Projects in Canvas group work

Remote learning can still be collaborative learning. This session will show how to set up student groups and group assignments in Canvas.The Rich Content Editor in Canvas has gotten a facelift! See how to use the condensed, more intuitive toolbar for Assignments, Pages, and more.

Date and Time

Fri, January 29, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Watch the recording: Group Projects in Canvas  (passcode: v2+fO=a*)

Questions about our webinar series? Email us at courseware@wharton.upenn.edu.